Jair Bolsonaro: Far-right candidate wins first round of Brazil election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jair Bolsonaro (left) and Fernando Haddad will face each other in a run-off A far-right candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, has won the first round of Brazil’s presidential election. He will face the left-wing Workers’ Party candidate, Fernando Haddad, in the second


I grew up with fraternal triplets as cousins. There is one they consider the “baby”, and there’s one who’s widely treated as the oldest, even though they were born literally less than two full minutes apart (emergency C-section). I also had two friends who were identical twins, and another two


I really liked the strip where she was talking about how being trans doesn’t mean she needs to buy into the forever sweet and passive BS version of femininity and that she CAN be a female, trans AND an asshole. It’s so HARD to reject that BS even when you recognise how harmful it can […]

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation: Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle

Image copyright US Supreme Court Image caption Brett Kavanaugh, surrounded by his family, was administered the judicial oath by outgoing justice Anthony Kennedy President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, has been sworn in following weeks of rancorous


Well, it’s not the worst superpower ever, but is “having nicknames ready to go for everyone” the lamest superpower ever? I’m trying to remember the nicknames she bestowed, but this is one of those searches for which tags aren’t particularly effective. These are what I’ve been able to

Brett Kavanaugh: Key senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kavanaugh’s confirmation process has been one of the most contentious for years Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court seat looks all but confirmed after he won the backing of key senators despite an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations. Republican

Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters take to Capitol Hill Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested in Washington, DC. Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski were among 302 women


Oh, I am not going to take that away from him. This is unusual for him, given how he has avoided conflict to his detriment a lot, like cowing to his mom. I do wonder if, well, hooking up with Mike has been good for his confidence, or if he otherwise would take this step. […]

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate to get FBI report within hours

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Senators will shortly receive the FBI’s report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh The US Senate is expected to receive an FBI report on allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the next few hours. Its


I maintain that the only problem is we didn’t enforce the “Well-Regulated Militia”. in my dream world, where money is no object, firearm ownership and purchase of ammunition requires maintained certification:yearly training, marksmanship expectations, examinations on proper maintenance and